Happy Columbus Day

284th Daily Growler of 2013

Avery Reverend Belgian Quad (10% ABV) $14.92/growler (limit 1 per customer)

This price pays tribute to the year the double C first set foot on the Americas. The beer is nod to Colorado, the first state to have a Columbus Day in 1906 (31 years before the US made it an official national holiday. Enough with the American history lesson, here’s a beer history lesson…

The Reverend, was created in tribute to the life of Sales Mgr. Tom Boogaard’s grandfather, an ordained Episcopal Reverend. Tom was inspired by the life of his grandfather and wanted to create a tribute beer that contained his sterling traits. True to both our “small brewery, BIG BEERS” philosophy and to the spirit and character of the departed Reverend, this beer is strong willed, assertive, and pure of heart, a heart of candy sugar. It contains as many authentic imported Belgian specialty malts as the brewers could cram into our mash tun, and lots of Belgian dark candy sugar stirred into the brew kettle. A divinely complex and beautifully layered beer with hints of dark cherries, currants, and molasses, complimented by an underlying spiciness. Sinfully smooth considering the high alcohol content. Cellarable for 4 years.

10.0% ABV